Travel Blogs from Pasadena
... industry, I can see why this movie has already had the 4th largest grossing world-wide opening weekend of any film in history. Watching it, I could pick out why the studio decided to film in the locations they did, or hire the actors they did. It's all for money. That's why these Fast and Furious movies do so incredibly well over sees. They have a diverse cast, shoot in many foreign locations, and have a story that doesn't go too deep for foreigners ...
... we could to watch another Harry Potter. We listened to the love song hour on the radio (Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye was played twice) and entertained ourselves by giving nicknames to the people in the cars we kept seeing. We kept seeing the same people, so we decided to have some fun with it. All of the names are pretty explanatory.There was Chick with Fiat (Fiat is a car fyi), Lift Kit (guy with a huge lifted truck), Talking to Himself Guy (my personal favorite), Superman (had ...
... the short film categories. I saw all of the shorts except one (Which ended up winning the documentary short section, go figure). I thought the whole show was great and I was satisfied with most of the winners. (#LegoMovieGotSnubbed #NeverForget). Now that Oscar season is done, I get to look forward to Summer Blockbuster season (possibly better than Oscar season).
p.s. I bet no one knows where that sign off is ...
... headed back to PCC for lunch and some final paperwork to fill out.
Our afternoon was filled with driving as well. Ryan and I joined max for his practice run to a place called Collin's Avenue, in West Hollywood. Then we made a pit stop at Los Angeles City College. This was the college they used to film the pilot episode for the television show Community. We walked around as unsuspiciously as we could and took pictures and we would have bought lanyards at the school ...
... All of the flower stems are put into tiny test tubes (just like those used by florists), except these test tubes are not filled with water but with 7-Up. We're guessing that the sugar helps keep the flowers fresher than just water would. The tubes are then inserted into the floats' patterns. One of the photos shows some of these empty holes waiting to be filled.This was my favorite of the three sites.
The third decorating place was a short ...
Other places to stay in Pasadena
180 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena | 3 star hotelfrom $125
- Close to Old town Pasadena
- Excellent hotel, excellent location, great service
- Reliable Hotel, Wildly Variable Rates
191 N Los Robles, Pasadena | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Too Much Light in Room At Night
- Very Nice
- Needs Work
303 East Cordova Street, Pasadena | 3 star hotelfrom $170
- Priceline not honored
- Low-rise/Great hotel
- Mediocre at Best
1401 South Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena | 4 star hotelfrom $265
- Hotel in beautiful Grounds
- Wonderful Wedding Weekend!
- Miserable experience
168 South Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena | 4 star hotelfrom $144
3500 East Colorado Blvd, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $130
2156 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $92
3321 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena | 1 star hotelfrom $103
400 South Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $111
1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $102
2462 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $112
1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena | Hotelfrom $85
- A budget motel deserving of a good review..
- Stay there all the time
- Stay there a lot and like it!
2767 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena | Hotelfrom $33
3800 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena | 2 star hotelfrom $69